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Google licenses Room 77 software for travel search

Most don’t know (or take advantage), but you can find a hotel room and/or flight via Google. The problem is that both offer a terrible UI and limited functionality. It seems Google is ready to change all that, as they’ve agreed to license Room 77 software, which should help with results on both fronts.

Verizon HTC One (M8) initial hands-on

We now have a Verizon HTC One (M8) in for review. The handset arrived earlier this morning, and while we obviously aren't going to post a full review after having the phone for only a few hours -- we did want to share some images and some first impression thoughts. Of course, we can also touch on some of the Verizon specifics that you'll find (should you decide to purchase this model). That said, read on for our first impressions of the Verizon HTC One (M8).

Acer Android All-In-One TA272HUL review

Running Android on a 27-inch all-in-one style desktop isn't something we thought about all that much. Sure, we saw Acer announce the Android AIO TA272HUL back in January during CES, but the setup wasn't shipping and any thoughts we had simply faded away. Acer reached out in March offering to send us a review unit, and while eager to accept, we do have to admit we were a bit skeptical going into this review. At risk of offering a spoiler, we were surprised with how much use and attention the computer received.

Waze founder says Google paid $1.15 billion

Discussing the Israeli startup scene, Waze co-founder Noam Bardin too to LinkedIn, offering up an inside look at his experiences. Though Waze technically exited the Israeli picture when they sold to Google, Bardin provides a few interesting tidbits of info about the acquisition, notably a final price — and that he may not have wanted to sell Waze at all.

IFTTT for Android beta tips upcoming availability

IFTTT (If This, Then That) has been available for the iPhone, and recently launched for the iPad as well. And while we have yet to see an Android release, it does appear as that is currently in the works. IFTTT posted about a beta release on Google+ recently.